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Focusing Optics For High Peak-Power Laser Fusion Systems
Author(s): Richard E. Forkey; Richard V. Wientzen
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Paper Abstract

A variety of refractive and reflective optical focusing configurations for application to laser fusion targeting experiments are discussed with particular attention given to system related constraints. Consideration is given to energy damage thresholds, refractive material availability, space envelope, fabrication requirements, and focused spot uniformity.

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Date Published: 10 February 1976
PDF: 19 pages
Proc. SPIE 0061, Optical Methods in Energy Conversion, (10 February 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954409
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Richard E. Forkey, Itek Corporation (United States)
Richard V. Wientzen, Itek Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0061:
Optical Methods in Energy Conversion
M. J. Lubin, Editor(s)

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